Former Genedrive CEO Matthew Walls has been appointed chairman of UK women's healthcare firm Concepta, effective immediately. The former chairman, Adam Reynolds, will move into a non-executive role. Walls was also chief executive of patient behavioral change company Atlantis Healthcare Group and chairman of The Fertility Partnership in the UK.
Concepta also appointed Peter Dines as a non-executive director, effective immediatley. Dines is the COO and head of life sciences and biosciences at Marcia Technologies, Concepta's major shareholder. Mark Wyatt is stepping down as a non-executive director to focus on other business interests, Concepta said. The company was founded in 2013 with a focus on helping women with fertility issues and has developed a proprietary platform and fertility product for home self-testing or for the doctor's office.